Corby Borough Council is Highly Commended at this year’s Collections Trust Awards.
Corby Borough Council has received a Highly Commended certificate at this year’s Collections Trust Awards, at the Kia Oval in London.
Billy Dalziel, Heritage Development Worker at Corby Borough Council and Councillor Jim Noble attended the Award ceremony on Wednesday 25 June 2014.
CBC entered the ‘Collections on a Budget’ category and were awarded a Highly commended certificate for their work towards gaining Accreditation status and improving the care and management of the Borough Council’s collections.
CBC are eight months into the process of making a full application to Arts Council England to gain national recognition as a Fully Accredited Heritage Service offering recognised standards of care towards our collections and toward our heritage offer to the public. Full application to the Accredited scheme will be made in September 2014 with notification of success by the end of 2014.
About The Collections Trust Awards
The Collections Trust Awards for Excellence in Collections Management were presented at the OpenCulture 2014 conference reception at the Kia Oval in London on Wednesday 25 June.
Collections on a Budget Award Winner:
Hayle Oral History Project
Hayle Oral History Project won the Collections on a Budget Award and its £500 prize, for its Hayle Churcks mobile phone app. The judges said it was “a really commendable project, and a very good example of what can be achieved with collections on a limited budget”
- The Museum of Carpet
- Corby Borough Council
Find out more
To find out more about the heritage of Corby and their Heritage Centre, please visit http://www.corby.gov.uk/site-page/local-history-heritage
To view a full list of all of the Award winners, please visit http://www.collectionstrust.org.uk/ct-awards/2014
Billy Dalziel recieves the Award on behalf of Corby Borough Council, credit: Greg Sigston